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social emotional learning, Tom Horne, suicide prevention
Mar 20, 2023

Should Arizona children be exposed to SEL?

Please call or write to Tom Horne to explain why he risks harming Arizona’s children by refusing to allow social and emotional learning programs in schools.

Fontes, Hobbs, Mayes, election, inauguration, governor, secretary of state, attorney general, superintendent of schools,
Jan 5, 2023

Fontes at inauguration calls for prosecution of those who harass election workers

Arizona's new secretary of state called for the prosecution of people who harass those involved in running elections. In his inaugural address Thursday, Adrian Fontes spoke of the lessons he learned as a boy in Nogales about honor.

summer camp, Ducey, test scores, Covid, Covid relief funds
Oct 25, 2022

Ducey to use federal funds for second year of ‘summer camp’

Citing newly released test scores, Gov. Doug Ducey is setting aside $100 million in federal funds to conduct a second year of "summer camp'' to help youngsters catch up on what they missed in school due to Covid.

Jul 20, 2017

Missing 8th grade advanced math scores skew test results

One in five Arizona eighth-graders is not included in state reported figures of the AzMERIT math exam, a required test for all public school students – district and charter, according to newly released data analysis by the Center for Student Achievement.

Jan 26, 2017

Private school data show schools are ready to offer more opportunities

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education elevated the profile of parents that choose how and where their child learns. Prior to her appointment, Ms. DeVos was the chairman of one of the nation’s most active organizations that supported quality learning options for students, the American Federation for Children.

Dec 1, 2015

Test scores for new Arizona test reveal many students fail

The Arizona Department of Education released scores for the state's new standardized test Monday, showing what many already expected: a very low percentage of students passed English and math subjects.